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2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

We're closing out 2021 feeling proud of what we've achieved over the past year and excited and ready to make big things happen in 2022! In 2021, we saw significant growth of our New Farmer Academy and Community Food Access program, and an overall continued need and...

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Happy National Eat a Red Apple Day!

Happy National Eat a Red Apple Day!

You know what they always say - "an apple a day keeps the doctor away!" Fun fact, this phrase actually originated in Wales during the 1860s. The original documented phrase was "eat an apple on going to bed and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread," and then...

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Welding Lesson

Welding Lesson

Last year my husband, Brian, offered to have the New Farmer Academy interns over to our house for a welding lesson. He forgot all about it, but they sure didn’t! Last weekend we were finally able to make it happen. First the interns learned about the different types...

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High Tunnel Construction

High Tunnel Construction

by Tiffany O’Neill and Hayden Bish, New Farmer Academy Interns Have you ever wondered how Midwest farmers are able to produce tomatoes in the fall or grow greens in the dead of winter? High tunnel season extension is the not so small secret assisting local farmers...

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